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Welcome to Housing Court

The Housing Court has jurisdiction over criminal cases involving violations of the City’s housing, building, fire, zoning, health, waste collection, sidewalk and agricultural and air pollution codes. The court also hears civil cases involving landlord/tenant disputes.

Housing Court Mission

At the Cleveland Municipal Housing Court, we are committed to improving the quality of life in our neighborhoods. Through fair, tough, and compassionate adjudication and mediation the court strives to protect the health, safety and aesthetics of the properties and physical environments of our communities.

Job Openings

The Housing Division of the Cleveland Municipal Court has an opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant and a full-time Court Scheduler. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to (please indicate Administrative Assistant or Court Scheduler in the subject line of your email). To be considered your materials must be received by 4:00 PM on Thursday, November 29, 2018.

Housing Court Mover Application for 2019





    The Housing Court is considering a local rule permitting the sealing of eviction records under certain circumstances.

    here to read the proposed rule.


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